A privacy breach is the loss of, unauthorized access to, or unauthorized disclosure of personal information, resulting from a breach of an organization’s security safeguards. In this digital age, we are hearing about more and more breaches where personal information is stolen, lost or mistakenly shared. Organizations have a responsibility to protect the personal information in their possession. Doing so is key to their business growth and succeeding in the current digital world.
Privacy Principles: Protection of Personal Information in the Private Sector offers general privacy training and addresses the 10 fair information principles that apply to the collection, use and disclosure of an individual’s personal information in the course of an organization’s commercial activities in the private sector.
Privacy Principles is an interactive online training course that explains the 10 fair information principles and how to protect your customer’s personal information.
Privacy Principles may be taken in the comfort of your own home or on the workplace computer system. Depending on your pace, it takes approximately 45 min to complete. You may progress through the online course at your own pace and may stop & start at any time. You are required to achieve a grade of 75% or higher in order to pass, and are allowed 2 attempts to pass the assessment. A certificate of completion (and/or wallet card) may be printed at successful completion of the Privacy Principles Knowledge Assessment.